Table 1

Distribution of colorectal cancer (CRC) diagnosed between 1976–78 and 1990–97

Site No (%) CRC/site 1976–7818 No (%) CRC/site 1990–97
Proximal292  (23.6)1890  (36.7)
Distal339 (27.2)1398 (27.1)
Rectal551 (44.4)1643 (31.9)
Unknown59 (4.8)183 (3.5)
Multiple0 (0.0)39 (0.8)
Total1241 (100)5153 (100)